Rescue crews save man who nearly went over Vermillion River Falls
A man apparently enduring a crisis waded into the Vermillion River in Hastings on Wednesday afternoon.
At about 4:15 p.m., a caller reported seeing a man in the water just above the falls. Crews were dispatched immediately and got to work to rescue the man.
It appeared as though the man was considering going over the falls. Onlookers urged him not to. Rescue personnel from the Hastings Fire and Rescue Department were doing the same.